VMware ESX / ESXi Unsupported Version Detection

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Synopsis :

The remote host is running an unsupported version of a virtualization
application.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of VMware ESX or ESXi on
the remote host is no longer supported. As a result, it is likely to
contain security vulnerabilities.

See also :

https://www.vmware.com/support/policies/lifecycle.html
https://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/support/Product-Lifecycle-Matrix.pdf

Solution :

Upgrade to a version of VMware ESX / ESXi that is currently supported.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: VMware ESX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56997 ()

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